State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on bullying prevention and response, or requires districts to review district policy content.
This webpage provides links to training resources for educators on bullying prevention.
Florida Statutes 1006.147 Bullying and harassment prohibited.
(4) Each school district shall adopt and review at least every 3 years a policy prohibiting bullying and harassment of a student or employee of a public K-12 educational institution. Each school district’s policy shall be in substantial conformity with the Department of Education’s model policy.
Model Policy Against Bullying and Harassment
The model policy, developed by the Florida Department of Education in accordance with state statutes, provides guidance for district school boards developing, adopting, and implementing district policies against bullying and harassment, and includes instruction and training on bullying and harassment prevention and response.